Antonyms for necessitate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nuh-ses-i-teyt
Phonetic Transcription : nəˈsɛs ɪˌteɪt

Definition of necessitate

Origin :
  • 1620s, from Medieval Latin necessitatus, past participle of necessitare "to render necessary," from Latin necessitas (see necessity). Earlier verb in English was necessen (late 14c.). Related: Necessitated; necessitates; necessitating.
  • verb call for, make necessary
Example sentences :
  • That did not necessitate masks and veils and sudden flights.
  • Extract from : « The Lure of the Mask » by Harold MacGrath
  • That would, of course, necessitate the death of yourself and Crane.
  • Extract from : « The Skylark of Space » by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • And hence their number does not necessitate plurality in God.
  • Extract from : « A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy » by Isaac Husik
  • “So long as it does not necessitate any explanations,” indifferently.
  • Extract from : « The Place of Honeymoons » by Harold MacGrath
  • This will necessitate the use of the bevel in laying off the shoulders of the tenons.
  • Extract from : « Mission Furniture » by H. H. Windsor
  • Its reception, however, does not necessitate social attentions.
  • Extract from : « Social Life » by Maud C. Cooke
  • And how do they necessitate a higher evolution of the organism?
  • Extract from : « The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics » by Various
  • The situation in Wyoming did not necessitate haste on their part, and so they had waited.
  • Extract from : « The Fire People » by Ray Cummings
  • It guides, it need not coerce or necessitate, though it may.
  • Extract from : « The Contemporary Review, January 1883 » by Various
  • Housman said he received a telegram which will necessitate his meeting his partner at Genoa.
  • Extract from : « Passing By » by Maurice Baring

Synonyms for necessitate

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